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Don Dixon will remain the city's top cop. The Lake Charles City Council unanimously approved to reappoint Dixon to another six-year term as Chief of Police -- a position he's held for 12 years. DixonMore >>
Don Dixon will remain the city's top cop. The Lake Charles City Council unanimously approved to reappoint Dixon to another six-year term as Chief of Police -- a position he's held for 12 years.More >>
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What's been done is nice, but the bond money budgeted for the Enterprise Boulevard Extension Project has taken the road as far as it can go. "Knowing that we could not cover that amount to go all theMore >>
How to proceed with the Enterprise Boulevard Extension Project? That's the question city officials hope a joint study with the state will help identify. However, as KPLC's Lee Peck reports, it's going to cost some money to get those answers - money some on the council believe is a waste of taxpayer dollars.More >>
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Nearly 60 dogs from the Calcasieu Animal Shelter are headed to Florida on a 'rescue ride' where dog advocates say their chances of adoption are astronomical. Nathan Areno, Director of Animal ServicesMore >>
Nearly 60 dogs from the Calcasieu Animal Shelter are headed to Florida on a 'rescue ride' where dog advocates say their chances of adoption are astronomical.
Wednesday, December 4 2013 7:09 PM EST2013-12-05 00:09:08 GMT
Both suspects have been arrested in the robbery of First Federal Bank in DeRidder. The DeRidder Police Department, with assistance from the Beauregard and Vernon Parish Sheriff's Offices, took PatrickMore >>
Both suspects have been arrested in the robbery of First Federal Bank in DeRidder.More >>
Wednesday, December 4 2013 7:05 PM EST2013-12-05 00:05:51 GMT
It's a big operation in a small town. The Rotary Club of Welsh welcomed an 18 Wheeler full of educational books. "We're talking thousands, 23 pallets, each box could have 24 to 40 books in them," saidMore >>
The Rotary Club of Welsh welcomed an 18 Wheeler full of educational books.More >>
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The following is a news release from Lake Charles Memorial Hospital:
of the Lake Charles Memorial Health System donated $75,000 to Memorial's third I
Gave a Day campaign. Three-hundred employees at Memorial, Memorial for
Women, Memorial Specialty Hospital
and the W.O. Moss Memorial Health Clinic donated money equivalent to a day's
pay to the hospital's foundation.
money will completely fund the David B. Usher Reading Room. The room will be
located above Café Bon Vie in the Memorial
Construction is set to start the first week in September, with the room opening
to the public in October.
is a lot of pride associated with the I Gave a Day program. It's a superior
show of commitment from employees and physicians on all levels of the Memorial
Health System," says Leif Pederson, Senior Vice President of Philanthropy.
"They believe in what we are doing here and the drive we all have to make this
health system the best it can be. This new reading room will not only be an
asset to our visitors, but to the memory of our friend and colleague David
2010, The Foundation at Lake
Charles Memorial Hospital launched the I Gave a Day
program, raising $95,000 to renovate the hospital's cafeteria, Café Bon Vie.
The 2011/2012 campaign raised $75,000 designated towards the future renovation
and redesign of the hospital's admissions area. All three campaigns have raised
a total of $245,000.
more information about the I Gave a Day program or the Foundation at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital,
call (337) 494-3226 or visit http://www.lcmh.com/foundation.